Yorkshire Water appoints Stantec to be Strategic Planning Partner

Yorkshire Water has announced the appointment of Stantec (previously MWH) as its sole Strategic Planning Partner for the 2020–2025 asset management period (AMP7). In a...

Hull one of five cities worldwide chosen for water resilience framework...

The city of Hull in Yorkshire is among five cities selected by civil engineers Arup to take part in a project funded by the philanthropic...

Blackpool first local authority to put toe into water self-supply

Blackpool Council is set to become the first local authority to manage its own water supply following its application to Ofwat for a water...

‘Lots to do’ at Ofwat for new chief executive

Water regulator Ofwat has announced the appointment of Rachel Fletcher as its new Chief Executive starting in 2018. Rachel is currently Senior Partner for Consumers...

Snipe the spaniel sniffs out water mains leaks

United Utilities is the first water company to use the extraordinary olefactory senses of dogs to help detect mains pipe leakage. A cocker spaniel...

Leeds professor and Quito water company director win international water awards

The International Water Association (IWA) has announced Professor Barbara Evans from the University of Leeds as the winner of the 2017 IWA Water and...

Plastic waste artist sees gritty reality at sewage pumping station

Diane Watson, an environmental artist based in north-east England, recently took a trip around one of the pumping stations run by Northumbrian Water to...

Don’t get drains in a knot – put fat in a...

Pouring turkey drippings, oil, gravy and other festive leftovers down the plughole is a recipe for disaster that could make it a costly Christmas...

Yorkshire Water sets out ambitious two-year leak reduction plan

Yorkshire Water has unveiled a multi-million-pound package to transform operational performance in the next two years and become a sector leader in leakage reduction. As...

Northern Ireland Water begins major solar energy scheme

Northern Ireland (NI) Water has commenced work on a solar farm to supply electricity to its 33-acre Dunore water treatment works on the shore...

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